HOW TO RUN AN ORGANIZATION AS A PARTNER OF YOUR CUSTOMERS AND NOT A VENDOR

Customers or Partners?

Penny Garbus, President At this moment I must brag about my team. The first and utmost way to become a vital arm for a customer’s organization is to act like they are the most important people or company now. I know old fashioned people to people relationship building seems to be out of style but […]

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It could happen to you

This Could Happen To You

It has been said, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”  So, I guess we should be flattered at Soaring Eagle. At Soaring Eagle, we have been minding our own business, trying to maintain stability and maybe dare I say grow during this COVID Economy. Then one day we get a call. The call was […]

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR DATA OUT OF VENDOR JAIL

Soaring Eagle Advice Column: Controlling Your Data

By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle I have a pet peeve that I share in my “Mining new Gold,” that is you really need to make sure as a business leader you need to be in charge of your DATA. This is not limited to the records, this includes application code, database schema, data, and […]

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Who Are You Anyway?

There is a lot of phishing for your information going on in the world. There are email campaigns, Facebook, and LinkedIn Campaigns going right now. Some are very sophisticated. They will post a job position on the LinkedIn Board, invite you to a meeting through something like Google Hangouts, and perform an “Interview” through the meeting media. They will use emails and names that you cannot locate again.

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How to Grow a Team from 1 to 100

How to Grow a Team from 1 to 100

By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Yesterday it felt like we were two people hacking away at a software product, while selling, consulting and doing the bookkeeping. Today we are getting ready to hire a few people a month and grow our staff quickly. How the heck do we get ready for all these people […]

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Identifying Talent in Your Team

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle One of the best ways to get your team mates to be dedicated to you is to see what human and technical characteristics that they instill and then take advantage of those specialties. Some people love to write, and are very good at documentation, taking a complicated idea and breaking […]

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Project Leadership 102

Project Leadership 102

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Continued from Project Leadership 101 A solid project leader is great at motivating the team. This person’s human quality must be energy, dedication and excitement for the project, because if the leader thinks the project has no importance or value to the entity then the rest of the team will […]

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Project Leadership 101

Project Leadership 101

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle A good project leader knows the software that they need to use for managing project TEAMS, including MICROSOFT PROJECTS, AZURE DEV OPS, Trello, Slack to name a few tools. However, a FABULOUS Project Leader COMMUNICATES upward and outward. Everyone in the chain that has a stake hold in the project […]

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